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PCG: Over 7,000 passengers stranded

Rosette Adel (Philstar.com) - December 15, 2015 - 1:10am

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) on Tuesday afternoon reported that the number of stranded passengers in various ports nationwide due to Typhoon Nona increased to over 7,000.

After the number of stranded passengers dropped at 6,828 on Tuesday morning, PCG said it again rose to 7,640, 12 noon of Tuesday.

On Monday, PCG reported that 6,795 passengers stranded in the afternoon and 7,366 in the evening.

PCG also reported that the stranded vehicles include 152 vessels, 45 motor bancas and 1,023 rolling cargoes.

List of stranded passengers and sea vehicles per area on December 15:

  • Central Luzon – 115 passengers, 1 vessel, 2 rolling cargoes

  • Central Visayas – 1,611 passengers, 35 vessels, 1 motor banca, 4 rolling cargoes

  • Palawan – 626 passengers, 6 vessels

  • Southern Tagalog – 2,327 passengers, 20 vessels, 16 motor bancas, 317 rolling cargoes

  • Western Visayas – 473 passengers, 74 vessels, 15 motor bancas,189 rolling cargoes

  • Eastern Visayas – 1,509 passengers, 6 vessels, 3 motor bancas, 328 rolling cargoes

  • Northeastern Luzon – 11 passengers, 1 vessel, 5 motor bancas

  • Bicol – 968 passengers, 9 vessels, 5 motor bancas, 190 rolling cargoes

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